SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a grave in a cemetery, 1929
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-1597
VESSEL NO.: V-170
NON-PLASTICS: fine grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bottle with a straight neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim with a flared but flat lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 3.9 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the body and bottle neck
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.3; 13.0 cm at its widest point
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.37 liters
DECORATION: There is a single horizontal engraved line under the bottle lip. The vessel body has engraved scrolls that begin with hooked arms; the scroll motif is repeated five times around the vessel.
TYPE: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bottle (5425-1597).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA48, V-170" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 89.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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